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in syria saying he is skeptical of claims by the government that rebel forces have used chemical weapons. they've ause caused each other of using such weapons yesterday. 31 people died in the most recent fighting. president obama says the u.s. is investigating to see if any chemical weapons were used. >>> the federal reserve said stimulus is still needed. the economy has become stronger after a pause late last year. more needs to be done. he says as long as inflation remains mild he plans to keep short term interest rates at record lows until unemployment falls to 6.5% and that's not expected to happen until 2015. >>> on wall street the comments helped drive the markets higher. the dow closed up almost 56 points. the nasdaq was up 25. the s&p was up more than 10 points. >>> growing concern over genetically engineered seafood. the significant step taken by some large u.s. retailers. >>> still a few light showers outside right now. you see the clouds. how long do they last and when do we warm up again? i'll have the time lines back in 10 minutes. l month long as one of our march featured v
anti-government views. a lead investigator says a motive for the shooting may never be known. >>> now to washington, d.c., where the house of representatives passed legislation today to keep the government funded through the end of september. that bill now goes to the president to be signed into law, averting a possible government shut down. also, one day after rejecting a spending plan for the senate for next year, republicans in the house passed their own budget plan put together by congressman paul ryan of wisconsin. that plan would cut spending, defund the president's healthcare plan, and privatize medicare. >> repealing obama care means more jobs and lower healthcare costs for the american people. >> the first vote was about substance. the second was about keeping government open. we want to remove all doubt, that for whatever our disagreement on some of these bills, it was worth it. >> it leaves in place $85 billion in cuts to the pentagon and domestic programs. >>> new at 10:00, a series of concerted needed to raise money for the america's cup is raising concerns among those wh
, government agencies can read them. >> courts have said, lawsuit is very confusing and has permitted the government to search your emails held by providers without a warrant. >> government investigators generally look at email for criminal activity that is not always the case. it became a national debate after c.i.a. director after david petraeus resigned over an extramarital affair. if the c.i.a. can't keep the f.b.i. from reading that email what protections do ordinary people have. >> no warrant knocks records. >> a state senate wanted to clearly define the line. electronic communications should be no different than paper communications. they are all private. >> all we're saying, you need to go to a court, make the case that there is a readable -- reasonable cause that some illegal activity going on. >> drafted by the frontier foundation, it would require state and local government agents to get a warrant to hand over your emails. the companies would have to tell you they did. some providers require a warrant but not all. this wouldn't apply to the federal government. in the past l
a crisis over a government shutdown. there was no crisis over potential debt limit, and government default earlier this year. could come back this summer but so long as it lasts, that's calming for the markets and good for the economy, and it may, lester, leave some space still for a compromise in which democrats would agree to changes in cuts in medicare and social security, and republicans would come up with a little bit more tax revenue, lester. >> all right, john harwood tonight, thank you. >>> president obama wrapped up his four-day visit to the middle east today, after helping israel and turkey end a three-year diplomatic dispute. that, in turn, will help the region deal with the civil war in syria. before he left today, the president turned his attention to the past, visiting jordan's ancient city of petra, one of the world's most celebrated archaeological sites. with the president on his way home, secretary of state john kerry remained in the region. we get more tonight from nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell. >> reporter: john kerry, with jordan's king abdu
mateo dog owner filing a half million dollar lawsuit against the federal government after the park ranger tasered him for letting his pet run off leash. you may remember this, the man was detained for not having the dog on the leash, the running trail he was on was part of the golden gate national recreation area which requires the dogs to be on a leash. the accusations went further aft. the district attorney decided not to prosecute. >>> and an alameda county judge accused of stealing more than a million from an elderly neighbor resigned. just paul seeman was accused of stealing $1.6 million from an elderly neighbor in the hills for a 13-year period. prosecutors say he befriended the woman and handled her finances after her husband died in 1999. his attorney says resigning is what is best for the good of the court. a preliminary hearing is set for april 18th. >>> two long-term and well-own attorneys are accused of breaking the law. brooks and reid illegally interfered with the bidding process on a major construction contract. t turner's vice president has close ties with brooks an
administrators met on monday to discuss a plan. the government wants to take money from their citizens to help with the troubled financial system in the country. lawmakers are expected tvote on the package on tuesday. the proposal to take money directly from peoples accounts have never been done before. markets around the world fell up here in london, but opened up with a triple drop. >> it sort of goes with the primal fear of people that will protect their nest egg for the future. and that it will disappear. >> reporter: it is leading to their demonstrations across the country as they popped the bulldozer outside the bank in protest. and the level of anger is only expected to grow the government approves that bailout deal. for cbs news, london. >> and now the anger is not limited to the account holders. but today, they personally denounced a tax plan. russians have about $19 billion in deposits here. much of that will be sought to launder the money stashed away by the corrupt russian officials. >>> and the preparations for the pope francis, it is the inaugural mass underway right now at the
the weekend as a precaution. >>> the house of representatives passed it yesterday. it keeps the government funded for the next six months. now the spending bill leaves in place $85 billion in sequestration budget cuts to the pentagon and to domestic programs. and as a result, hundreds of thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. one thing the new spending bill requires is for mail delivery to continue six days a week. the postal service wanted to eliminate first class delivery on saturdays to save money. the government accountability office is already said the postal service cannot just decide to end saturday service. but some lawmakers agree with the postmaster general that cut is necessary just to keep the post office in business. >>> today we will find out if any bay area air traffic control towers will close. five air traffic control towers here in the bay area are on a possible closures list. they are concord, livermore, san carlos, santa rosa and napa. the faa has decided to shut down as many as 238 air traffic control towers across the
of representatives passed a stopgap spending bill yesterday to keep the government running for the next six months. the bill now goes to president obama for his signature. the legislation leaves in place $85 billion in spending cuts to the pentagon and domestic programs. as a result hundreds of thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. >>> time now 4:38. that spending bill requires a clause a saturday mail delivery to continue. despite that plans to cut saturday service should continue. they say they have to make the cuts to keep the postal service in business. >>> the golden gate bridge is completing the conversion to an electronic toll taking system. the board is voting to change the speed limit of the toll plaza from 15 miles an hour up to 25 miles an hour. then sometime between early tuesday morning and wednesday evening the last toll taker will leave the bridge. drivers will have to use a fast track or set up an account linked to a credit card and license plate number. >> it will be a big change. >> big change. yeah. >>> 4:38. speaking of traffic
a wider coalition in order to be more effective we reached out to a large variety of the government sectors. in february 2008 the jewish coalition held a conference against human trafficking which included agencies such as the san francisco commission on the status of women, representative of the mayor's office and other nonprofits. this event also attracted members of the state assembly and a few congressional offices. at a meeting following our conference a i was asked to chair the larger group and my condition was that there be a cochair from the mayor's office at that time was catherine dodd. the san francisco collaborative against human traffic was born. in 2010 - from the beginning emily morassie (sounds like) executive director of the san francisco commission on the status of women was always involved as well as theresa sparks, executive director of the human rights commission. they were not only the core of the beginning but also generously offered to help us and support us and today that is where we are housed. we have a membership of over 28 agencies public and priv
differences. both sides agreed on a resolution to keep the government running through september. lawmakers found enough money to stop furloughs in the armed services, border patrol and meat inspectors. but many people who work for the government are getting ready for serious belt tightening. the faa is shutting down 149 air traffic control towers at small airports. in richmond, virginia civilians protested the cuts, cuts no one seems to like but no one is able to stop. brian mooar, nbc news, >>> president obama just returned to the u.s. after wrapping up a trip to the middle east. he visited jordan before departing from ahman. jordan was the last stop on the first-day trip to israel and palestinian territories. >>> and coming up next at 6:00 the controversial decision to reopen a racetrack a week after a crash took the lives of two people. why officials say they had no choice. >>> after a mild day in the bay area we are talking about temperatures that will be similar tomorrow. 70s in the forecast. but there is rain ahead. a series of storms we are watching that will offer much-needed rain.
. the house of representatives passed a stopgap spending bill yesterday to keep the government running for the next six months. the bill now goes to president obama for his signature. the legislation leaves in place $85 billion in spending cuts to the pentagon and domestic programs. as a result hundreds of thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. >>> time now 4:38. that spending bill requires a clause a saturday mail delivery to continue. despite that plans to cut saturday service should continue. they say they have to make the cuts to keep the postal service in business. >>> the golden gate bridge is completing the conversion to an electronic toll taking system. the board is voting to change the speed limit of the toll plaza from 15 miles an hour up to 25 miles an hour. then sometime between early tuesday morning and wednesday evening the last toll taker will leave the bridge. drivers will have to use a fast track or set up an account linked to a credit card and license plate number. >> it will be a b
as a precaution. >>> the house of representatives passed it yesterday. it keeps the government funded for the next six months. now the spending bill leaves in place $85 billion in sequestration budget cuts to the pentagon and to domestic programs. and as a result, hundreds of thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. one thing the new spending bill requires is for mail delivery to continue six days a week. the postal service wanted to eliminate first class delivery on saturdays to save money. the government accountability office is already said the postal service cannot just decide to end saturday service. but some lawmakers agree with the postmaster general that cut is necessary just to keep the post office in business. >>> today we will find out if any bay area air traffic control towers will close. five air traffic control towers here in the bay area are on a possible closures list. they are concord, livermore, san carlos, santa rosa and napa. the faa has decided to shut down as many as 238 air traffi
. >> a civil war in syria and reports of government atrocities that just might compel the united states now to get involved. >> tonight why two major supermarket chains are refusing to stop salmon though the government says it's safe. >> we're going to show what you samsung is doing doing to step up the competition between two company that's hate each other. stay with us. >>> that breaking news from oakland a jury found a man guilty of killing someone here for a job interview with google nearly three years ago. george huggins now faces a possible life sentence out possibility of parole, prosecuters say huggins shot and killed the victim during a series ever robberies. kang was in virginia for the google interview. he had gone downtown to have his teeth cleaned at a friend's office. >> new details coming out of syria tonight. both syrian government and rebels are kusing each other of a chemical attack. there are more, there was more violence today just 24 hours after a rocket slammed into a neighborhood 25 people were killed and dozens wounded. there is no evidence of that, but these videos
in washington, it is a big job on capitol hill with the senate expected to approve a plan to keep the government running, and we're getting word funding for some critical programs hit hard by automatic spending cuts might also be restored. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel live on capitol hill with that. seems like the biggest fight is not the short-term funding, but the broader budget debate, huh. >> >> reporter: the so-called continuing revolution to avoid a government shutdown seems to be on the path toward passage. overall, everybody seems to be feeling pretty good about it. so rather than going on the senate floor and singing "kumbaya", senate majority leader harry reid took time a few minutes ago to blast the house republican, paul ryan, budget plan. >> hand out more budget-busting tax breaks for the wealthy, and to pay for these wasteful tax breaks, ld -- it would end medicare guarantee, it would raise tax on middle class families. to appease the tea party, the ryan republican budget would risk recovery, and that's just a price too high. >> reporter: needless to say, republic
signed into law in january. >> thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. the house voted yesterday to keep the government running for the next six months, but left in place $85 billion in spending cuts to the pentagon and domestic programs. the spending authorization is on his way to the white house for president obama signature. >> the new spending bill passed by congress continues the requirement for six they mail delivery. but some lawmake in post officlawmakers and postal officials say that the plan is to cut saturday service that it should proceed. last month the postal service said it was which in august to a 5 day service for first-class mail but they continued the six daypack is delivered. they argue that they will still have to deliver over six days, but the difference is that not all the mail will be delivered on all six days. >> several bay area law enforcement agencies will be joining a global on-line tweet upon. nearly 200 police department agencies from run the united states and at least 10 countries of brawled with used
for a much cleaner government and the best for santa clara county. very sad day when a supervisor comes in and pleads guilty to 12 crimes. >>reporter: one surprise in court today. his lawyer handed prosecutors a tax form which showed that his client had won 400,000 dollars gambling in vegas. attica seen. now prosecutors say they will check it out. they were surprised. they don't know this is one big jackpot or what he did with the money. judge says he will set a sentencing date later this month. this is 7 news. >> more public officials in trouble. former head of california largest pension fund faces federal charges tonight in a bribery case. federal grand jury today indicted fred ross former ceo of the calf public employee retirement system. federal prosecutors say that he fabricated financial documents to fraudulently charm an investment firm 20 million dollars in fees for investing the money. when ross was the ceo from 2002 until june of 2008. >>> in an effort to get a handle on a violent crime problem that is reaching crisis levels oakland police chief has new strategy ton
cypress until monday to come up with a new plan to raise funds to avoid bankruptcy. cypress government leaders are scrambling to come up with a plan b after the parliament rejected a plan to seize up to 10% of people's bank accounts. the government ordered banks to stay closed until tuesday now to prevent people from withdrawing all their money. but atms are still operating with withdrawal limit. >> the issue, the people of california care about most right now: the economy. >> 71% of likely voters say getting control of the federal deficit should be the top priority for congress this year. 52% say immigration reform is a top issue. 42% say new gun control policies are the most important issues. and 33% say efforts to combat climate change should be the priority. >> 7:08. we know what sal's priority is keeping a close eye on traffic. >> okay. right now we are looking at a community much better than it was yesterday. we have slow downs obviously. let's take a look at the bay bridge. earlier minor crash. didn't last for too long. but the metering lights were turned on and slowed down for
having gauge bibi's new government as much as he needs to. you saw him say additional settlement activity be counterproductive and the right to sovereignty. i thought it was an important speech and established you can do peace through security as well as security through peace. >> it's interesting that a part of the speech, not one of the speeches that he has given within the last day, is he appears to be going a bit over the head of bibi and on directly to the israel people. >> it was an kind of awkward statement that bibi had to put out after the fact and didn't address the substance of what the president said but said we agree the peace process needs to be restarted and it needs to move forward. >> you could hear the classic tones of obama and empathizing with their opponent we are one people and like a red/blue speech for the middle east. >>> we move now to syria where the civil war there is only intensifying. a devastating bomb blast tore through a mosque in the capital yesterday and killing at least 42 people. among then one of the country's top clerics and supporter of the regime.
. now we're having to james. >> thousands of government workers can expect temporary furloughs of the the next six months. the house voted yesterday to keep the government running for the next six months, but left in place $85 billion in spending cuts to the pentagon and domestic programs. the spending authorization is on its way to the white house the president obamas signature. >> today, the sandy hook elementary advisory committee meets to discuss violence prevention measures. it is nearly one under days after the school massacre that with gun control back in the spotlight. ed payne has the details on the latest legislative deals in washington. >> michael bull worked with families that the december massacre that took elementary. --michael bloomberg stood with the families of the december massacre at sandy hook elementary. >> think about how many of these children or teachers may have been alive today had he had to reload three times as many times as he did. >> both men talked about the importance of having a stronger background check system of all gun sales. >> senate majori
on this latest tragedy when see you. >>> 6:17. a stopgap spending bill to keep the government running is heading to president obama's desk for his signature. the house of representatives passed it yesterday. it keeps the government funded for the next six months. it leaves if place $85 billion in sequestration budget cuts for the pentagon and for domestic programs. as a result of that, hundreds of thousands of government workers you can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. >>> also later today we will find out if any bay area air traffic control towers will be closing. five air traffic control towers here in the bay area are on a possible closure list. they include concord, livermore, san carlos, santa rosa and napa. the faa has decided to shut down as many as 238 air traffic control tours all across the country because of the sequestration budget cuts. the airports would still operate but without air traffic controllers. instead pilots would go back to their old system of talking to each other over the radios. >>> san mateo police will patrol aragon high school. on wednesday a m
is to take the nine broken promises of the 60's and to say that those who are now running the government and much of the educational establishment and a good deal of the media continue to operate on a failed philosophy that i believe has negatively impacted this country in the area of education, in the area of interpersonal relationships, in the area of sex, marriage, family, and so many other categories. and then, miraculously, it's not just another book trashing the ideas of the other side. i ended by noting that a good number of liberals who are from this generation and philosophical world view are now starting to say the very same thing. they're starting to diagnose the ailment, which any doctor will tell you is key to proper treatment. people like norman lear, david broder, and e.j. dionne, and richard cohen of the "washington post," michiko kakutoni of the "new york times," a wonderful name, are all saying the same thing: that we cannot go on the way we have been. we cannot expect to father children out of wedlock and bring them up in some kind of moral order and atmosphere that wi
. >> reporter: the government accountability office released this report just minutes ago saying some of the nation's 350 bioterrorism labs which includes labs in california are not secure. the government accountability office found two main failures that says anthrax and other tools have been transferred to unauthorized facilities and say workers at multiple labs have expired security risk assessment ifsen the department of agricultural and centers for disease control are in charge of inspecting these labs. the usda has shot down many of the recommendations from the government accountability office. it says it over exaggerated risks at the labs and the cdc says it has redundant safety and security at these labs. i'll continue digging through this report again released minutes ago to see if it tinkles out any of these bioterrorism labs in california. >>> time now 6:18. lawmakers may be closer to pass a new online sales tax. the senate approved a noon binding amendment that would alieu states to collect sales tax. the vet was mostly symbolic. amazon customers here in california already
is in our washington, d.c. newsroom. kyla. >> reporter: the government accountability office released this report just minutes ago saying some of the nation's 350 bioterrorism labs which includes labs in california are not secure. the government accountability office found two main failures that says anthrax and other tools have been transferred to unauthorized facilities and say workers at multiple labs have expired security risk assessment ifsen the department of agricultural and centers for disease control are in charge of inspecting these labs. the usda has shot down many of the recommendations from the government accountability office. it says it over exaggerated risks at the labs and the cdc says it has redundant safety and security at these labs. i'll continue digging through this report again released minutes ago to see if it tinkles out any of these bioterrorism labs in california. >>> time now 6:18. lawmakers may be closer to pass a new online sales tax. the senate approved a noon binding amendment that would alieu states to collect sales
to keep the government running is heading to president obama's desk for his signature. the house of representatives passed it yesterday. it keeps the government funded for the next six months. it leaves if place $85 billion in sequestration budget cuts for the pentagon and for domestic programs. as a result of that, hundreds of thousands of government workers you can expect temporary furloughs over the next six months. >>> also later today we will find out if any bay area air traffic control towers will be closing. five air traffic control towers here in the bay area are on a possible closure list. they include concord, livermore, san carlos, santa rosa and napa. the faa has decided to shut down as many as 238 air traffic control tours all across the country because of the sequestration budget cuts. the airports would still operate but without air traffic controllers. instead pilots would go back to their old system of talking to each other over the radios. >>> san mateo police will patrol aragon high school. on wednesday a message was posted
on before you can effect change. government hasn't really kept up with all the changes. >> reporter: he was helping put together computer programs that didn't have such a traditionally way of finding a house, building permit or know what street range is pulled up. the conversation is about wanter about scalability, programming and python. an oakland resident talked about getting open open in contact with young people in the city. >> it was a big surprise to me when i moved into oakland and found myself in the middle of a war zone. >> the so-called digital divide may not be a real issue. >> there is a perception that the under class in oakland isn't using the internet and that they don't have access to it and in fact, they do. >> reporter: some used a net to post some pictures of themselves showing off drugs and weapons but not everyone. >> well, yeah, i goinged a lot of things. >> reporter: like what? >> like for instance right now a place to live. >> reporter: they were cruising in east oakland and we told her about open oakland. >
. the government agency says explosions at homes and hotels around the country are being traced to people using butane to get the active ingredients out of marijuana. >>> in other news, senator feinstein is angry that the gun control legislation will not include an assault ban. harry reid says this will not be part of the legislation they will debate because it doesn't have the votes to pass. senator feinstein says the issue of gun control is a personal one for her. as you know, she became mayor of san francisco after george motts coney and marvy milk were assassinated -- harvey milk were assassinated. >>> we're learning more about a deadly officer-involved shooting in san jose. ktvu hasern laked the suspect who died monday was under -- last thereined that the suspect who died on monday was under surveillance regarding a homicide. police opened fire after he tried to ram a police vehicle. >>> we're learning the san jose police officer who opened fire was involved in a another sooting last -- shooting last fall. the "chronicle" reports that he was involved in other crimes. authorities say he ope
has passed a huge spending bill to fund the government through the end of september. that bill would avoid partial federal shutdown at the end of the month. and vote today in the house was in the measure to the president for his signature. it includes funding for the day-to-day operating budget of every cabinet agency, and another $87 billion for military operations in afghanistan and iraq. >> the unemployment rate for veterans dropped last year according to a new labor report. but veterans still lag behind non veteran the job market. >> off the jobless rate for veterans who served in the military since the 911 terror attack drop by 2% in 2012. >> the puppeteer who gave sesame street elmo his voice is facing a disturbing lawsuit. a new one. a federal suit filed by sheldon stevens, claims that kevin clash through a crystal meth sex party in 2004. stevens is the fourth man to the ex elmo puppeteer but it was the first one will publicly claimed he had a sexual relationship with him as a teenager. three other man then filed a lawsuit to closin accusing him f befriending them as teenager
the government funded through september. a looming shutdown set for next week. the plan passed 318-109 in the house. a budget deal can be the long way off. as both parties hash out spending cuts. paul ryan's plan which made major slashes to entitlement programs in an effort to balance the budget within a decade passed the house. but as expected, died in the senate. >>> one of the key parts of the ryan budget includes the repeal of the president's health care law. tomorrow marks three years since the legislation was signed into law. according to michelle bachmann, failing to do away with it will have dead lly consequences. >> the american people, especially vulnerable women, vulnerable children, vulnerable senior citizens now get to pay more and they get less. that's why we're here. because we're saying let's repeal this failure before it literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens. let's not do that. let's love people. let's care about people. let's repeal it now while we can. >> standing room only. put a couple seat fillers behind those people when they speak. >>>
and build that relationship. we exercise regularly at all levels of government. we exercise heavily with the local governments to plan and prepare. and we work very, very closely with defense coordinating officer as we continue to build and work our relationships with north com and the ability to integrate title 10 forces both acting in the reserve into the sole support flight. we have a strong working relationship with the coast guard and we're excited with the team to develop our relationship with the third fleet and marine corps as we mature this tactical man construct. >> thank you. we know that with humanitarian assistance and disaster response that what we learn domestically can be exported internationally and what we learn internationally we hope would be imported to our domestic programs. this morning as we listened to the medical panel and to vice admiral nathan's comments, we heard about some of the skills and expertise in the medical arena that have been learned internationally and are being brought to bear through the exchange both yesterday and today to the local scene.
issued an alert on hash oil explosions. the government agency says explosions at homes and hotels around the country are being traced to people using butane to get the active ingredients out of marijuana. >>> in other news, senator feinstein is angry that the gun control legislation will not include an assault ban. harry reid says this will not be part of the legislation they will debate because it doesn't have the votes to pass. senator feinstein says the issue of gun control is a personal one for her. as you know, she became mayor of san francisco after george motts coney and marvy milk were assassinated -- harvey milk were assassinated. >>> we're learning more about a deadly officer-involved shooting in san jose. ktvu hasern laked the suspect who died monday was under -- last thereined that the suspect who died on monday was under surveillance regarding a homicide. police opened fire after he tried to ram a police vehicle. >>> we're learning the san jose police officer who opened fire was involved in a another sooting last -- shooting last fa
he was arch bishop, a point of disagreement. the fact that the argentinian government was distributing free contraceptives and was advocating same-sex marriage. however, the president of argentina did meet with the pope this morning. the honeymoon continues in the vatican city. >> and i'm just curious about the weather. last week it was pretty stormy. is it supposed to be a little nicer tomorrow? all right. well, unfortunately, we lost our contact with ben there in rome. but once again, we'll be covering the inauguration of pope francis. that's happening tomorrow morning. >>> new this morning, unhappy postal workers will soon gather outside moscone convention center. ktvu channel 2 reporter, brian flores joins us live to explain why their very livelihood could be at state. brian? >> reporter: the protest is scheduled to take place at 9:00 this morning here in san francisco. unhappy postal workers in the bay area say they are upset that six-day delivery is ending. but they also fear that jobs and maybe their wages may be taken away. the protest itself is being organized
district 8. and i think this is a banking issue for the tic owners and they should be heard in government audit and oversight committee. the bankers and mortgage lenders that have conned the tic owners, that seem to be a problem and there should be a hearing on that. and i'm against opening up the lottery for more condo conversions. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. you can just hand the card to ms. miller. >>> hi, my name is christin henry. this is my son. and we're here to say we support this legislation. we live in a tic, we have lived in a tic for three years and we pay really high interest rates. it's a 7% interest rate with a prepayment penalty for paying your mortgage off early so, you can't refinance. i know that when we bought the tic we knew these were the terms and we agreed to them. but there is legislation on the table that would give financial relief to families like me. i've lived in the city 15 years, i work at a nonprofit. having an interest rate -- right now i pay my interest to michigan bank. there are only two banks that give mortgageses to tics that are fractiona
before the government takes it away. we'll show you what's sending shock waves across the world. >>> 10 states about to get hit just 40 hours before the start of spring. >>> a big break in an infamous cold case. the largest art heist in history, half a billion dollars worth. tonight the public appeal from the fbi. that and tonight's monthly making a difference report. nightly ne "nbc nightly news" begins you now. >>> it appears we came very close to having to come on the air with a special report about the latest mass casualty disaster on a major college campus. this time it was on the sprawling campus of the university of central florida in orlando. police say a student was heavily armed with homemade explosives and an assault weapon. they say he had a plan of attack which he had initiated, but thankfully apparently someone saw something and said something, and tonight a huge tragedy has apparently been averted. nbc's mark potter starts us off from there tonight. >> it was shortly after midnight when the tara i dorm after midnight was evacuated. police received a 911 call followed by a
with state governments and justice and lower in corp. -- incarceration and working with other people. a variety of settings. i do not believe that incarceration has taken us where we need to be. i believe the war on drugs has been a failure. when we institutionalize people over extended periods of time, we take low-level offenders in the early stages and harden them and we send them to the university of crime. by the time they get out of prison, they become a bigger social problem. where i come from, whether it is the [unintelligible] i am on the side of saying we need to reform our system and reduce the number of people we send to jail or prison. we need to reserve that space for people that are truly dangerous and have no way of fixing themselves. we have to realize there will be some people that will go to prison because the rest of us need to have some people in prison in order for us to be safe but that is a small minority. there are many other solutions out there whether it is someone who has engaged in drugs or has a drug addiction. or engaging in some other low- level crime.
of government of san mateo county. >> okay. thank you. >> i just had a question about a potentially controversial issue on the bay shore cal trans station on the san mateo county side and different efforts to look into moving it into san francisco side north and can you talk about that issue? >> sure. so the topic you are talking about is the idea to move that bay short cal trans station north from where it is now into san francisco? and we understand that that is an idea that has been put out there. it has been made pretty clear to us that it's not necessarily and idea that would benefit them and for efforts that are jointly funded and efforts that are looking to what are joint benefits to both counties, we would look at ideas that would jointly benefit the counties. while we understand that that idea is something that san francisco is interested in moving forward with and with the authority staff were interested in finding opportunities to look at that and move that idea forward, we are not going to enter that into joint effort we have with san mateo county to preserve relationsh
. people that may have their e- mail and internet surfing monitored by the government. >> anouncer ] ihop is in time square to compare new griddle-melts to your usual breakfast sandwich. a lot more flavor. [ anouncer ] ihop's new griddle melts... made fresh and hot! hand crafted just for you. it's like a sexy sandwich. [ anouncer ] compare new griddle melts yourself. just $4.99. it's an epic breakfast sandwich. >>> warmer today too, daytime highs today will be back in the low 70s. there's no fog on the bay. there's a little bit of wind. small craft advisory. >>> developing news, so far the marine base is not telling us the names of three u.s. marines killed last night in an apparent double murder-suicide. as chily campbell reports, one marine shot and killed two others and then killed hymn. kill -- he killed a man and then a woman and himself. quanco went on lockdown. that lasted four hours before restrictions were lifted. the base commander said all three worked at the officer's candidate school. that's where marines interested in becoming officers do their training. they're not releasin
to manage the federal government in the same way. >> a sequester for the university. all right. jason? >> this is a miss for new york governor andrew cuomo who wants to extend the temporary tax increase on high income earners in the state after promising to let it expire. for the second time extending that temporary tax increase. do you think voters would learn after a while they're being played here? apparently not. out in california governor jerry brown sold californians on a temporary tax increase for high income earners in his state. i guess the blue state liberals never learn. >> paul: bret? >> briefly a hit for pope francis off to a fantastic start and i think this is obviously true for catholics and even as a non-catholic you see a pope getting out and mingling with people and showing love and humility to the people assemblying by the hundreds of thousands in rome to see him. next week, he's going to go and wash the feet of inmates in a prison for young offenders and this is the right way it seems to me to conduct the papacy and wish him continued success. >> paul: thank you al
. the government wants to remove the oysters and return the area to wilderness. the ruling allows the farm to stay open until a hearing to appeal that decision in may. mr. obama arrived at joint andrews in maryland, j >>> president obama is back home. he arrived in maryland a few hours ago after visiting idrail, the west bank -- israel, the west bank, and jordan. but it wasn't all business. the president managed to do some history-minute sight-seeing before he left. >> reporter: president obama, the tourist, walked through the ancient city of petra in jordan. >> spectacular. >> reporter: in iman, he met with king abdullah, and announced he's working to deliver an additional $200 million in aid to help jordan care for the more than 460,000 refugees. >> the sight of children and women being slaughtered that we've seen so much i think has to compel all of us to say what more can we do? >> reporter: president obama spent the first three days of his mid-east visit here in israel. he reaffirmed his commitment to the country's security and sat down through several meetings with prime minister benjamin n
that the argentinian government was distributing free contraceptives and was advocating same-sex marriage. however, the president of argentina did meet with the pope this morning. the honeymoon continues in the vatican city. >> and i'm just curious about the weather. last week it was pretty stormy. is it supposed to be a little nicer tomorrow? all right. well, unfortunately, we lost our contact with ben there in rome. but once again, we'll be covering the inauguration of pope francis. that's happening tomorrow morning. >>> new this morning, unhappy postal workers will soon gather outside moscone convention center. ktvu channel 2 reporter, brian flores joins us live to explain why their very livelihood could be at state. brian? >> reporter: the protest is scheduled to take place at 9:00 this morning here in san francisco. unhappy postal workers in the bay area say they are upset that six-day delivery is ending. but they also fear that jobs and maybe their wages may be taken away. the protest itself is being organized by the american postal workers and mail
of a deadly chemical attack. the syrian government and rebels both blaming each other. the white house is looking into the report. if it is true it would be quote a grave violation of international law. >>> president obama is on his way to israel tonight for his first trip there since being elected in 2008. there are low expectations that the visit will produce anything fruitful. president obama will also visit the west bank and jordan during his three-day trip. >>> just off the west bank, rough seas continue for the island country of cyprus. today the parliament rejected a condition of the bailout package. it would allow the government to take a small percentage of people's savings accounts to pay for the country's debt. it is back to the drawing board for the president to devise a new plan. >>> hundreds of thousands of people poured into st. peter's square today for the inaugural mass of pope francis i. dignit arys travelled to the vatican to be part of today's service. jay gray has been following the election and the fest tivities. we have been talking a lot about the style and now
to the new york times the cia has been helping arab governments send weapons to syrian rebels. the newspaper says the air lift of weapons expanded significantly late last year. cia officers helped them shop for weapons including a large purchase from cover asia. >>> experiment bioterrorism labs could be doing more harm than good. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with new reports that question the safety of these labs. kyla. >> reporter: a federal watchdog group is expected to release more information today. the government accountability office says it called for tougher safety standards but the usa today reports the standards have yet to be developed. the u.s. is at an increased risk for -- a lot of the risk has to do with security. it's been a big concern since the 2001 anthrax letter attacks. the uada and centers for disease control share responsibility when it comes to inspecting these labs. the usda says it will not adopt many of the recommendations suggested by the federal watchdog group. i'll explain their reasons why when i see you next. live in washington kyla campbe
over control of the parwan detention facility to the afghan government. is the only detention facility in the country that was under american control. a transfer ceremony is set for today and next to the u.s. run about room military base north of kabul. the u.s. was supposed to fully hand over the facility last september after signing an agreement to do so year ago. the transfer was held up pending a final deal between the u.s. and afghans over the release of dangerous prisoners. rebels have or rebels and overturned the president of the central african republic, season the presidential palace in declaring that the desperately poor country has opened a new page in its history. the president fled the capital. the rebels a maze of the capital comes as two months after they had signed a peace agreement that would of land and the president served until 2016. the deal unraveled in recent days. >> police in south san francisco are searching for a serial arsonist who started three fires in the city over the weekend. police said two fires were lit in orange park on memorial drive and a third wa
times the cia has been helping arab governments send weapons to syrian rebels. the newspaper says the air lift of weapons expanded significantly late last year. cia officers helped them shop for weapons including a large purchase from cover asia. >>> experiment bioterrorism labs could be doing more harm than good. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with new reports that question the safety of these labs. kyla. >> reporter: a federal watchdog group is expected to release more information today. the government accountability office says it called for tougher safety standards but the usa today reports the standards have yet to be developed. the u.s. is at an increased risk for -- a lot of the risk has to do with security. it's been a big concern since the 2001 anthrax letter attacks. the uada and centers for disease control share responsibility when it comes to inspecting these labs. the usda says it will not adopt many of the recommendations suggested by the federal watchdog group. i'll explain their reasons why when i see you nex
of the 21st graders still in newtown school massacre met the government's father in an effort to bring some closure to the tragedy. mother alyssa byrne parker met with adam lanza as father peter lanza for in our hour and asked about his son's medical history and other issues. the parkers six year-old daughter, emilie died in a shooting rampage. the senate has passed a huge spending bill to fund the government through the end of september. the bill will avoid a partial federal shut down at the end of the month. about today in the house with the measure to the president for his signature. it includes funding for the day-to-day operating budgets of every cabinet agency and another $87 billion for military operations in afghanistan and iraq. >> recordings have surfaced of an anti-gay tirade by boat musicians michelle shocked. it was during a sunday night performance intemperances go. >> i am sick of christians and filled with hypocrisy hiding behind a symbol of all crossed. >> after the ranch, the clubyoshi's pull the plug and ended the shows. since sunday, at least 10 venues around the country
for 4-thousand-5=hundred u-s service-members at least 2-thousand u-s government contractors and 174 journalists. >> catherine: almost ten years to the day since being deployed to iraq, a south bay war veteran shared some of his experiences with kron today. army sergeant 1st class graham gomez of san jose, served two tours of duty in iraq. he retired after 22 years of active duty. gomez arrived in iraq shortly after baghdad fell -- and spent the next 8 months working in intelligence, scouting troop movements and dodging roadside bombs. in an interview with kron 4's rob fladeboe, he shared some of his memories from the front lines. >> our voices and intelligence analyst under general sanchez before he took over in iraq. the bombs were just starting. we were trying to get the bad guys and and uprise against their troops. >> reporter: to america to some good? >> i think. i think the world is better without some hussein >> reporter: do you feel like a your contribution was that america is grateful for what you did? >> everybody is grateful especially when you get home also trying to reme
ceremony for pope benedict. more than 132 government delegations will attend. including representatives of christian, jewish, muslim and other faiths. the mass will be at saint peter's square and is expected to last about two hours. before the ceremony, pope francis will receive the fisherman's ring made of silver and gold with the image of saint peter. also the "pallium" -- a lamb's wool cloak with five red crosses. we'll carry the pope's installation mass live at one-30 a-m on our 24-seven bay area news channel. that's comcast 193 -- or streaming online at kron4.com. >> the national guard sent two helicopters today to help fight a wildfire that has damaged more than 30 cabins in pigeon forge, tennessee. it's also led to evacuations. it's one of nearly a half dozen brush fires over the past several days. as andrew spencer reports.it's an early start to wildfire season.. >> from the air you can see the scale of the wildfire. house after house after house. up in flames. this is pigeon forge, tennessee. near the great smoky mountains national park. .sunday's fast-moving fire caught both v
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